Design and Development of Biometrics Secure Person Detection System for E-Passport using Cryptographic Security Protocols

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V.K. Narendira Kumar 1,* B. Srinivasan 2

1. Department of Information Technology, Gobi Arts & Science College (Autonomous), Gobichettipalayam – 638 453, Erode District, Tamil Nadu, India

2. Department of Computer Science, Gobi Arts & Science College (Autonomous), Gobichettipalayam – 638 453, Erode District, Tamil Nadu, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 2 Apr. 2013 / Revised: 6 Jul. 2013 / Accepted: 22 Aug. 2013 / Published: 8 Oct. 2013

Index Terms

Biometrics, Cryptographic, E-Passport, Face, Fingerprint, Palm print, Iris


The biometric passports are to prevent the illegal entry of traveler into a specific country and limit the use of counterfeit documents by more accurate identification of an individual. This IC chip is integrated into the cover of a passport, called a biometric passport. Biometric Passports have been introduced in many countries to improve the security in Inspection Systems and enhance procedures and systems that prevent identity and passport fraud. The electronic passport is the privacy and security risks that arise by embedding with biometric technology. The goal of the adoption of the biometric passport is not only to expedite processing at border crossings, but also to increase security. Policymakers have put their faith in the technological promise of biometric identification because absolute identification could eliminate mismatched computer records and stolen identities.

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V.K. Narendira Kumar, B. Srinivasan, "Design and Development of Biometrics Secure Person Detection System for E-Passport using Cryptographic Security Protocols", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), vol.5, no.12, pp.80-90, 2013. DOI:10.5815/ijcnis.2013.12.10


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